How do you unlock a locked SIM on an iPhone?

To Unlock the SIM card, open the Phone app and tap on the Recents tab, available in the bottom-left area of the screen. The SIM Locked pop up will show up on your screen to notify you that you aren’t able to dial calls, until you don’t type the 4-digit PIN code. Enter it and you’re iPhone unlocks!

What do I do if my SIM card is locked?

To unlock your SIM Card, reset the PIN by entering your SIM Card’s unique PUK (PIN Unlock Key). Note: Entering an incorrect PUK (PIN Unlock Key) 10 times will permanently lock your SIM Card. If the SIM Card becomes permanently locked, you will need to swap it for a new SIM Card.

Why is my SIM locked on my iPhone?

The SIM card on your mobile phone will become locked if you enter an incorrect personal identification number (PIN) three times. To unlock it you must reset your PIN by entering your SIM card’s unique unlock key (also called a PIN unblocking key or PUK).

Can you unblock a blocked SIM card?

There is no other way to unlock a SIM, as it is the carrier which controls access to its network through that SIM. If the phone you put the SIM into is locked to one type of carrier, you may need to unlock the phone to work on your carrier.

How do I get my SIM PUK code?

1. Get the PUK code from the SIM card packaging
  1. The PUK code is printed on the plastic card holding the SIM. …
  2. The PUK code might be hidden under a scratchable area. …
  3. Scratch off the area to reveal the PUK code. …
  4. Sign in to get the PUK code. …
  5. Give your mobile carrier a call to ask for your PUK code.

How do I turn off SIM on iPhone?

To pop open the SIM tray, insert a paper clip or a SIM-eject tool into the hole beside the tray. Push in, towards the iPhone, but don’t force it. If you’re having difficulty ejecting the SIM tray, take your device to your carrier or an Apple Store for help.

What is my SIM network unlock PIN?

What does it mean when your phone asks for a SIM network unlock PIN? It means your phone is network locked to the original network carrier. It can not be used with any other sim cards until it gets network unlocked by inserting a 8 or 16 digit unlock code.

What is the 8 digit PUK code?

The PUK (Personal Unblocking Key) code is a code consisting of 8 digits. It is used to unblock your SIM card when you entered 3 times a wrong PIN code. A card blocked by the PUK code cannot be unblocked; it cannot be used any further and you have to replace it.

What is the default SIM PIN?

1234
A new SIM card usually comes with a temporary default PIN of 0123 or 1234. SIM card will be blocked if you enter incorrect PIN code for 3 times.

What is PUK code on iPhone?

The PIN Unblocking Key (PUK) is utilized to reset a blocked SIM card.

Why is my SIM card PUK locked?

A PUK code is required when a SIM Card PIN has been entered incorrectly. The message Enter PUK will appear on your mobile phone if you have incorrectly entered your PIN for your SIM card 3 times in a row. This means your SIM card has been locked. To unlock the phone you’ll need the 8 digit code.

How do I find my PUK code Telstra?

How do I find my PUK code?
  1. Download or open the My Telstra app.
  2. Tap on the Services tab then select your mobile service.
  3. Select the More menu on the top right corner of the screen and View your PUK.

Is a SIM number the same as a PUK code?

Your SIM PIN is different to your PUK and your phone passcode. It’s a 4-digit number that lets you lock your SIM card to one device. By default, your SIM PIN is the last four digits of your PUK. You can change your SIM PIN through your device settings.

How do I get my PUK code three?

You’ll need to phone us to get a PUK code to unlock your SIM. Call us on 333 from a Three phone or 0333 338 1001 (standard rates apply) from any other phone to request a PUK code. Note: Don’t try to unlock your SIM without getting a PUK code from us.